Organ, Brass and Percussion perform Holst’s The Planets

Maison symphonique March 24, 2024

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At the controls of the Grand Orgue Pierre-Béique, Jean-Willy Kunz takes you to the farthest reaches of the universe with Holst's famous The Planets, an inspiration for many film music composers. Join us on an exhilarating sonic journey and discover this work in a truly innovative version that also features brass and percussion instruments

HOLST, The Planets for 14 brass and 3 percussion instruments (51 min.)


  • Venue : Maison symphonique
  • Producer / Presenter : Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM)
  • Concert without orchestra - Conductor : Thomas Le Duc-Moreau | OSM organist-in-residence : Jean-Willy Kunz
  • Trumpets : Paul Merkelo, Stéphane Beaulac, Robert Weymouth, Sam Dusinberre, Thierry Champs | Trombones : James Box, Charles Benaroya, Pierre Beaudry | Tuba : Austin Howle | Horns : Catherine Turner, Nadia Côté
  • Timpani : François St-Jean | Percussion : Josh Wynnyk, Nicolas Lapointe | Celesta : François Zeitouni
  • The Grand Orgue Pierre-Béique was generously gifted to the OSM by : Ms. Jacqueline Desmarais
  • Collaboration with : La Pastèque
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